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MPs and Peers across the country join National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast with local churches

by Cara Bentley

Parliamentarians from across the political spectrum have joined the National Parliamentary Prayer breakfast from their homes or local churches, to celebrate the work that Christians do in society and encourage engagement between churches and politicians. 

The event was hosted by Andrea Leadsom MP, a former Conservative leadership candidate, and she was joined live in Westminster Hall by the chaplain to the speaker of the House of Commons, Rev Canon Tricia Hilllas, Lord Paul Boateng and Canon Pat Browne, the Roman Catholic Duty Priest to Parliament. 





Many politicians watched online from churches across the country with local Christians, such as at St Thomas' Church in Kendall and Holy Trinity Clapham in London. 





Prayers were led live by parliamentarians Taiwo Owatemi, Dr Lisa Cameron, Tim Farron and Lord David Alton and Professor NT Wright gave a talk on life beyond Covid - focusing on lament and forgiving those who have made mistakes. 

It also featured messages from the House of Commons speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle , Ruth Jones MP and vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi, who thanked churches for the "incredible work you are all doing". 



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